Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Certified Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse with 10 years of experience in a Level IV NICU and 5 years of experience in a Level III NICU. Maintain strong reputation for achieving the highest levels of neonatal patient care and family centered care. Prefer to work in a magnet hospital striving for top goals of patient safety, evidence-based practice and collaboration of mulit-disciplinary care. Seeking Nurse Clinician, preferably Nurse Team Leader position in American Family Children's Hospital new surgical NICU.

  • Wisconsin State Registered Nursing Licensure #172472-30
  • Missouri State Registered Nurse Licensure (inactive) #155236
  • Neonatal Nursing Certification (NIC), April 10 2008, #BER104335792
  • NRP Certification, February 6, 2013
  • CPR Certification, March 25, 2013
Skill Highlights
  • Skilled neonatal specialist in all patient acuity levels, in particular surgical patients
  • Medication administration and IV expert
  • Skilled in conducting physical examinations
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Participate in quality improvement projects
  • Develop and implement new policies and procedures
  • Calm demeanor in stressful situations
  • Preceptor to students, new and experienced nurses
Professional Experience
Per Diem RN in Level III NICU, 05/2010 -
Meriter Hospital City, STATE,
  • Per Diem nurse working nearly full time. Using critical thinking skills, care for NICU patients of varying acuity levels, including infants from 23 weeks gestation to term neonates. Patient population includes premature infants, septic infants, pre/post general surgical infants, occasional pre cardiac surgical infants, term infants with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy requiring whole body cooling, and infants with chromosomal/genetic anomalies.
  • Respectful and skillful care of these patients and their families using family centered care. Have a strong professional working relationship with the multidisciplinary team members. Mentoring and precepting other nurses, especially with higher acuity and surgical patients. Primary nurse.
  • Served as member of Vermont-Oxford Network (VON) NICQ7 and NICU Nurse Council
  • Currently serve as member of VON NICQ8 team
  • Pinnacle Caregiver Award Winner, January 2013

Full time RN in Level IV Intensive Care Nursery (NICU), 07/2000 - 03/2010
Children's Mercy Hospital City, STATE,
  • Provided highest quality, family centered care to critically ill infants and their families in a a 60 bed intensive care nursery. Nursing care included management of patients requiring intubation and other invasive/noninvasive forms of respiratory support, narcotic and vasoactive drips, central lines and nutrition management, operative procedures, and clinical knowledge of nursing care for extremely low birth weight and low birth weight neonates, critically ill infants, as well as patients with cardiac and surgical defects, and multiple congenital anomalies. Also cared for patients of newly implemented whole-body cooling protocol.
  • Responsibilities included continuing education, primary nursing, educating and training students and new staff, and involvement in quality improvement activities.
  • Certified as an Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Specialist from 2004-2010. Managed both the ECMO system and the clinical needs of critically ill neonates and children necessitating ECMO support. Management of patients including nursing care of these patients pre-ECMO, during cannulation, decannulation, surgical procedures, management of both medical and mechanical ECMO complications, and process of weaning from ECMO and post-ECMO care.
  • Served as a member of unit and hospital wide committees: helped develop and served on ICN Nurse Council, ICN Primary Nursing, Hospital Wide Scholarship Committee
  • Daisy Award Nominee, November 2009
  • Daniel Miller Scholarship for Children's Mercy Hospital (one of three RN's the award is named after)
Full time RN in Level II NICU (after transition from Nurse Extern), 06/1998 - 08/2000
St. Joseph Health Center City, STATE,
  • Began as Nurse Extern during Senior year of nursing school. Shadowed NICU RN and assisted with care of infants in Well Newborn Nursery, Level II NICU, and Postpartum Unit. Attended high-risk deliveries.
  • Transitioned to RN in Level II NICU. Worked closely with Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, who quickly recognized critical thinking skills and recommended my transfer to Children's Mercy Hospital Level IV ICN.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 1999
Avila College (now Avila University) - Kansas City, MO
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • GPA average 3.8
  • Volunteer at Children's Mercy Hospital
  • Area of interest: NICU

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